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MLK Day Action Boston hosts 4-Mile March, advocates end to police brutality

MLK Day Action Boston hosts 4-Mile March, advocates end to police brutality

  Hundreds of demonstrators walked from the Old State House to the African Meeting House Monday […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Jan. 13 that the city has launched ParkBoston, an app that allows users to pay and check their parking meters from their phone. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayor Walsh launches ParkBoston to simplify parking

During his first State of the City address Jan. 13, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh introduced ParkBoston, […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University researchers began testing a drug in March to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, which affects over 5 million Americans. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU researchers participate in national clinical study for Alzheimer’s patients

The Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center is taking part in a national clinical study that could […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University adjunct professor Janet Bailey speaks at a forum in October advocating for better benefits and accommodations. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU adjunct faculty to receive ballots, begin vote for unionization

As part of an ongoing effort to better address concerns and treatment of part-time faculty, adjunct […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh gives his first State of the City speech in Symphony Hall Tuesday. PHOTO BY CLINTON NGUYEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayor Walsh focuses on education, housing in his first State of the City address

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh delivered his first State of the City address at Symphony Hall on […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Maureen O'Rourke, dean of Boston University's School of Law, was named one of the most influential in legal education by The National Jurist. PHOTO BY ALTOPOWER/FLICKR

BU School of Law dean named a leader in legal education

In recognition of her dedication to applied learning and creating opportunities for students, Maureen O’Rourke, dean […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Charlie Baker was inaugurated as governor of Massachusetts Thursday during a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Charlie Baker sworn in as 72nd governor of Massachusetts

Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito were sworn in Thursday as the 72nd governor and lieutenant governor, respectively, […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The United States Olympics Committee chose Boston Thursday as its bid for the 2024 Olympics. PHOTO BY WERNER KUNZ/FLICKR

Boston selected as U.S. bid for host of 2024 Olympics

The United States Olympic Committee has selected Boston as its bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic […]

by · January 8, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Jury selection for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Monday. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Jury selection begins in trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber

Jury selection for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Monday at the […]

by and · January 5, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University President Robert Brown attended a Boston City Council Committee on Education meeting Friday after being subpoenaed to attend last month. PHOTO BY MEILING BEDARD/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU President Brown testifies at City Council hearing about campus diversity

After receiving a subpoena to appear before the Boston City Council, Boston University President Robert Brown […]

by · December 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, City, News